Creative @ Home


ART + Culture workshops, COURSES + Resources

We encourage you to Act-Belong-Commit and get creative for health + happiness by taking part in an online course or using some of the great resources below! Please get in touch if you're an artist in the Mid West and would like to run an online workshop or course :)

For the BUDDING Writers!

Despite the seemingly calm surface, Western Australia is teeming with literary activity. Just finding out who is doing what and whether it’s relevant to you or not can be a task. Check out Writing WA, the information provided will help you to find the resources to support your writing goals, better understand the publishing environment and connect with your peers!

12 Months Free Membership

It 's more important than ever our music community has access to support. As a WAM Member you’ll receive resources and benefits across a broad range of areas including accounting & legal, advertising & PR, digital distribution & physical production, events & professional development, grants & funding, live production & studios, retail and travel. Click here for full details.

Noongar Language and Culture

This course provides an introduction to Noongar culture and language. Learners will be taken on a journey through Noongar boodja (Noongar country) and join Noongar guides as they share knowledge and personal experiences of history, land,and culture

This course is offered by Curtin University through EdX. Please click here to find out more.


Collarts (Australian College of the Arts Pty Ltd) is a dynamic independent tertiary education college full of passion, individuality and opportunity. Focused on creating real career pathways into the creative sector for students, Collarts delivers industry-based learning coupled with strong personal and professional development. Click here for more info...

the jury art prize

Entries close 21 Apr 2020

Artists are invited to submit their artwork for The Jury Art Prize, to be exhibited at the Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery+Studio from 5 June – 24 July 2020. The art prize is open to all regional Western Australian artists, working in all artistic mediums, including mixed media, photography, sculpture and digital art.


Free Online Course


Free Online Course


Free Online Tutorial


Free Online Tutorial

Charcoal, Pastel & Colour THeory

Psychology of Art & Creativity

Skill Share

Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. On Skillshare, millions of members come together to find inspiration and take the next step in their creative journey. There is free basic membership available offering a range of free workshops. Check out Skillshare here.

Smithsonian Open Access

Where you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.

What will you create? Click here for Smithsonisan Open Access

Support Services

If needed, here are a few support services to help you, your friends and family during this time...

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Being active, having a sense of belonging and having a purpose in life all contribute to happiness and good mental health. We encourage everyone to Act, Belong and Commit.

For more on Act-Belong-Commit, check out their website.

We're proud to work with Healthway to promote the Act-Belong-Commit message through our Community Strengthening Program. Our many thanks to the Government of Western Australia, Healthway and Act-Belong-Commit for helping keep our community happy, healthy and connected.